Articles Categorized: Council

Council to reconsider sale

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WHAKATANE District Council will reconsider the possible sale of the Awakeri War Memorial Hall at an extraordinary meeting on August 31. The future of the…

Council inaction may spark protest

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OPOTIKI residents are contemplating protesting in front of their council headquarters amid claims of animal control inaction. A flurry of flak has been levelled at…

Naude appointed to new position

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AFFORDABLE community facilities and services with a “unique local edge” will be a key focus for the Whakatane District Council’s newly appointed community services general manager,…

Mayor says no to cat rangers

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THERE are more important matters to deal with than cat legislation, according to Whakatane Mayor Tony Bonne. New Zealand’s councils are set to vote on…

Voluntary retreat may be solution

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DEPUTY mayor and policy committee chairwoman Judy Turner discusses the Awatarariki retreat decision in response to the view expressed by councillor Nandor Tanczos, published in…

Council allows more use of CCTV

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WHAKATANE District Council has adopted an electronic surveillance (CCTV) policy that will enable greater use of CCTV cameras for crime prevention and identification of offenders,…